Jesus used parables to __________________ the secrets of the Kingdom from the crowds but ___________________ them to His followers.
Jesus made a clear distinction between the _________________ and His __________________.
Crowds follow Jesus to get something ____________ Him; a disciple follows Jesus to get ____________.
- John 6:22-26
- John 6:66
The Parable of the Soils is about the ability to ___________ and _____________________ the Word of God, and be transformed by it.
The Four Soils represent four __________________ to the Gospel of the Kingdom.
- Isaiah 55:10-11
- Romans 10:11-17
Jesus is not interested in mere __________________ to a religion but in a _______________________ into a fully mature follower of Christ.
- John 15:1-8
The only soil Jesus regarded as “_______________” was the one that yielded fruit.